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eyewink

[ ahy-wingk ]
/ ˈaɪˌwɪŋk /
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noun
a wink of the eye.
Obsolete. a look or glance.
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Origin of eyewink

First recorded in 1590–1600; eye + wink1
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How to use eyewink in a sentence

  • Scurlock stooped away; the fraction of an eyewink later would have done his lifes business very neatly.

    Cursed|George Allan England
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